Sunday, August 31 2014 3:28 PM EDT2014-08-31 19:28:29 GMT
Disturbing pictures of an injured kindergartner from Pascagoula have made a mother's call for action go viral online.More >>
Disturbing pictures of an injured kindergartner from Pascagoula have made a mother's call for action go viral online. Friends and family of a Pascagoula kindergarten student have created a Facebook page and GoFundMe.com account claiming the girl was attacked on the playground this week by another student.More >>
Monday, September 1 2014 10:33 PM EDT2014-09-02 02:33:26 GMT
The Mississippi Highway Patrol has issued an Amber Alert for 17-year-old Katelyn Beard. She was abducted Saturday morning from between 6:00 a.m. and 7:00 a.m. from 4244 Lynda Street in Jackson. BeardMore >>
Dewayne Thompson, wanted in the wounding and kidnapping of 17-year-old Katelyn Beard, has been captured by Jackson Police. He was taken into custody around 5:45 in west Jackson near where Beard's vehicle was found earlier today.
Tuesday, August 19 2014 4:53 PM EDT2014-08-19 20:53:02 GMT
A cross was burned in the yard of a Smith County man after what his family is referring to as a vicious hate crime occurred. Family members say that Craig Wilson was beaten with brass knuckles and shotMore >>
A burning cross, a Smith county man beaten and shot by a family member, and in critical condition. We are told this is much more than a family feud, and outraged family members are calling it a "hate crime."
many kids get the opportunity to climb a mountain, but thanks to a group called
Mountain Mentors, 15 Toledo teens got to see firsthand that the sky is the
was something new that I never knew anything about, but it ended up being the
best experience of my life," said Tre'Montana Weaver, a Mountain Mentors
the Glass City to New Hampshire, through the mountains, and back again – they are
back from a week-long adventure designed to show them a new path in life.
amazing because Toledo – I feel like it only offers you so much, and this
program opens your eyes to so much new adventures. It shows you how to grow and
depend on yourself," said Tanai Lyles.
Mountain Mentors program has been helping Toledo teens prepare to navigate life
for the past 29 years with one-on-one mentoring, trips to the mountains, and
300-mile biking excursions.
climbed mountains in New Hampshire, they can come back to Toledo and climb a
different type of mountain – whether it be getting through school, or staying
away from negative influences," said Toledo Police Officer Bill Michalski.
Michalski is one of the Toledo Police officers who doesn't think twice about
lacing up his boots or hopping on a bike to help steer kids in the right
direction, and that isn't lost on the teens in Mountain Mentors.
a lot of stereotypes that come with police officers," Weaver said. "You think
it's all bad, but really, when you get to know them, they end up being some of
the best friends you could ever meet. They help you out whenever you need it.
They really show you that guidance."